Amtrak runs a fast service between New York and Boston, with connections running to Portland, Providence, Springfield, Hartford, St. Albans, and Burlington
Most cities have a local bus service. Intercity bus transport can be arranged on the lines indicated opposite.
Ferries are essential for visiting islands, but Boston is also served by commuter ferries from the North and South Shores. They are operated by Boston Harbor Cruises for the Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority, or by the MBTA.MBTA • www.mbta.com
In Boston, driving is best left to taxi drivers. In the rest of New England, ...